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OKG Newsletter


Topic: politics

Bills of goods


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Gazette staff
It’s that time of year again, when the mundane clashes with the ridiculous and adults become Very Serious People while wearing proverbial clown shoes.
 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Cars and guns


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Gazette staff
Q: When is a car not a gun?
A: When it’s a car.
 
Monday, January 28, 2013

Watching the feds

Concerns arise over a state House committee designed to guard against federal encroachment.


News

Greg Horton
The prerecorded message encourages listeners to dial a number to “hear more about God’s hand in America’s history.” Callers to David Barton’s WallBuilders ministry hear it while on hold. Barton, who holds a religion degree from Oral Roberts University, presents himself as an expert on America’s history, especially as it relates to religion and politics.
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Game change

After several unsuccessful attempts, a state senator plans to reintroduce medical marijuana legislation this session.


News

Brendan Hoover
The fight to legalize medical marijuana in Oklahoma will continue this year, despite recent setbacks. State Sen. Constance Johnson, D-Oklahoma City, the issue’s champion since 2006, has authored two marijuana-related bills this legislative session.
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Appoint of order


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Gazette staff
The grapes might be dangerously sour after sitting idle for nearly two years for the state superintendent runner-up, Sen. Susan Paddack, D-Ada.
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

A secretive government


Commentary

Joey Senat
Gov. Mary Fallin doesn’t want you to know what advice her 14 Cabinet members give on running the state.
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

CFn Quote of the Week


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Gazette staff
“I want to know if you’re aware of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration that has a book called ‘The Provider’s Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Individuals.’ ...They are going around the nation — they just did this here in Oklahoma Dec. 7 — and having conferences about ... continuing education units on those things.
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Artful dodge

Arts advocates celebrate the apparent death of a state bill to eliminate arts funding.


News

Rachael Cervenka
With a controversial bill seeking to eliminate state funding to the arts apparently dead for the upcoming legislative session, Oklahoma Arts Council officials say they are beyond grateful for the vast amount of support they received statewide in response to the legislation.
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Bills of goods, the sequel


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Gazette staff
Last week, Chicken-Fried News took note of some of the more, um, interesting bills filed for the Oklahoma legislative session, which begins Monday.
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Looking ahead

Gov. Fallin outlines her legislative goals for 2013, including a call for an income tax cut.


News

Clifton Adcock
Gov. Mary Fallin laid out her vision for Oklahoma in her annual State of the State address today, calling for cuts in the income tax rate, a plan for health care and repairs to the Capitol.
 
Monday, February 4, 2013
 
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